Mike Birbiglia Biography

 
Bio:
Birbiglia is a comedian, storyteller, director and actor who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Broadway. His shows, "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend" and "Thank God for Jokes," were both filmed for Netflix. In addition to performing live, Mike is an author and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Birbiglia is a comedian, storyteller, director and actor who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Broadway. His shows, "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend" and "Thank God for Jokes," were both filmed for Netflix. In addition to performing live, Mike is an author and ... (read complete bio)

Birbiglia is a comedian, storyteller, director and actor who has performed in front of audiences worldwide, from the Sydney Opera House to Broadway. His shows, "My Girlfriend's Boyfriend" and "Thank God for Jokes," were both filmed for Netflix. In addition to performing live, Mike is an author and filmmaker who wrote, directed and starred in the films Sleepwalk with Me and Don't Think Twice. Mike's book "Sleepwalk with Me and Other Painfully True Stories" was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American Humor. As an actor, Mike has appeared on "Inside Amy Schumer," HBO's "Girls" and "Broad City," as well as in the films Trainwreck, The Fault in Our Stars and Popstar. He plays the role of Danny Pearson on "Orange Is the New Black" and Oscar Langstraat on Showtime's "Billions." He is a contributor to "This American Life" on public radio. In 2017, Mike was honored with the Kurt Vonnegut Award for humor.





Mike Birbiglia Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Mike Birbiglia, The New One
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Solo Performance Gold Star
Mike Birbiglia, The New One
 
- 2016 - Best Solo Performance
Mike BirbigliaThank God for Jokes
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike BirbigliaThank God for Jokes
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike Birbiglia, Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike Birbiglia, Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Solo Show Gold Star
Mike Birbiglia, Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike Birbiglia , Sleepwalk With Me
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike Birbiglia, Sleepwalk With Me